Associated Urological Specialists ("AUS") seeks a Chief Operating Officer with a strong financial and operational background. The candidate should have entrepreneurial and strategic leadership that can thoughtfully advance our organization’s clinical enterprise.
The chief operating officer position provides the leadership, management and vision necessary to ensure that AUS has the proper operational controls, administrative and reporting procedures, and people systems in place to effectively grow the organization and to ensure its financial strength and operating efficiency. The position accomplishes this through a respectful, constructive and energetic style, guided by the objectives of the company.
AUS is a 16 physician integrated Urology group in the Southwest Chicago suburbs. Itis overseen by a 10-member physician Board of Directors and 3 Executive Committee Members. AUS physicians and staff serve more than 37,000 unique patients each year through accessible, high quality health care, research and education. With its own Diagnostics, Center for Prostate Cancer, Pathology Center, In-House/DME dispensary and has over 120 employees in 8 locations in the southwest suburbs, AUS is recognized for innovative practices and quality care. AUS is also a LUGPA member group.
Provide day-to-day leadership and management to a service organization that mirrors the adopted mission and core values of the company.
Interface between corporate functions and subsidiary entities throughout AUS.
Facilitate the ongoing development of new services and the evaluation of existing services for opportunities to improve, grow while also developing market share and sustainable growth.
Oversee major workforce and resource decisions that affect the financial health of the organization, and advising the President on any major initiatives or changes needed.
Communicate key information to stakeholders with respect to marketplace needs, the competitive environment, cost management, and customer focused services.
Responsible for the measurement and effectiveness of all processes internal and external. Provides timely, accurate and complete reports on the operating condition of the company.
Spearhead the development, communication and implementation of effective growth strategies and processes.
Collaborate with the management team to develop and implement plans for the operational infrastructure of systems, processes, and personnel designed to accommodate the rapid growth objectives of our organization.
Foster a success-oriented, accountable environment within the company.
Represent the firm with clients, investors, and business partners.
Perform any other related duties incidental to the work described herein or that may be assigned, from time to time, by the President/Executive Committee.
This position has overall supervisory responsibility for all corporate and clinical operations.
Preferred Education and Experience
A master's degree in management, business or related field.
At least eight years of strong operational experience
At least five years in a senior management role.
A track record of administrative and operational responsibilities within the healthcare field
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
Demonstrated experience in financial planning and analysis with previous experience overseeing human resources, information technology, and legal.
Skilled in organizational development, personnel management, budget and resource development, and strategic planning.
Excellent people skills, with an ability to partner with a dynamic leadership team.
Possess personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and commitment to corporate mission.
Flexible and able to multitask; can work within an ambiguous, fast-moving environment, while also driving toward clarity and solutions; demonstrated resourcefulness in setting priorities and guiding investment in people and systems.
ABOUT AUS Our Purpose Associated Urological Specialists, LLC (“AUS”) is a unified group of Urologists and related specialists committed to providing comprehensive urological care to our patients and their families. Our entire team of physicians and staff is fully dedicated to our collective mission, “To Deliver, The Highest Quality, Most Compassionate State-of-the-Art Urological Care Available Tod...ay”. Dedication to fulfilling our collective mission is measured and reinforced throughout the organization by referring back to a simple word guiding our daily efforts, CARE. Compassion. Patient Care is driven by the compassion each Physician and AUS Employee has for each patient, their families and the community. AUS is dedicated to finding ways to support our patient more efficiently by making sure they get the best care possible Accountability. AUS takes pride in its successes and is committed to improving patient care. Continuous Respect. Share knowledge, maintain a positive attitude and recognize contributions of every team member. Our employees use a collaborative approach to success. We believe our Physicians and Employees are our greatest asset. We recognize their value and contributions of each member of our health care team. A healing environment that is built upon respect of all individuals. Excellence. AUS utilizes the latest technology to meet the ever-changing needs of healthcare to promote a better quality of life for our patients. We offer the most advanced medical care available to the patients we serve. We are committed to providing outstanding education and training for current and future generations of health care professionals. We are dedicated to advancing medical knowledge through basic science and applied clinical research and to sharing our discoveries for the benefit of society Our People No matter the technology being deployed, all Medical Care decisions a patient or their family makes, come down, in the end, to having confidence in the doctors and staff taking care of you, the patient. Understanding this, AUS has placed a tremendous emphasis on bringing together a highly dedicated and skilled set of professionals equipped with the latest state of the art tools and techniques to deliver a full range of urological care.